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EVENTS Wintertide in Everett Wintertide, a free community celebration, will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore… Continue reading

In Uniform

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

For a memorable gift, consider works by the region’s artists

Dozens of award-winning artists live in our midst. And their work isn’t necessarily expensive.

Granite Falls Christmas tree farmer in it for love, not money

Even when drought and disease strike, Lanai Hemstrom won’t give up on her trees.

Snohomish County book calendar

Andy Weir 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Third Place Books Weir, the bestselling author of “The Martian,” will talk about his new book “Artemis” with Seattle’s… Continue reading

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A joyous display: 5 houses on Assistance League’s holiday tour

The annual self-guided Holiday Home Tour is a fundraiser for the Operation School Bell program.

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Faith Calendar for Nov. 25 to Dec. 9, 2017

EVENTS Christmas hymn sing: A Christmas Hymn Sing is 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Special guests are Vision… Continue reading

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EVENTS Holiday lights parade in Monroe Monroe will host a Holiday Lights Parade for the first time Sunday, in what organizers hope will become an… Continue reading

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TREE LIGHTING EVENTS Several communities plan tree-lighting events to kick off the holiday season. Arlington: The annual Santa Parade leads things off at noon Dec.… Continue reading

‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ an Teatro ZinZanni’s original show

The “Parsian cabaret” is a superb circus dinner theater operation in Marymoor Park through April 29.

‘The Breadwinner’ animation is strong, but its story is stilted

The Cartoon Saloon film never lets you forget that you’re here to learn an important lesson.

Art galleries and exhibits

Museums/events Cascadia Art Museum: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. On third Thursdays, the museum is open until 8 p.m. and is free… Continue reading

Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

In Driftwood’s ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ Belle has girl-power bend

Edmonds Driftwood Players presents Disney’s adaptation of the fair tale Nov. 24 through Dec. 17.

Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

Theater, dance and opera around the region

THEATER Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast” runs Nov. 24 through Dec.… Continue reading

Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

North Pole Party: Imagine Children’s Museum’s visit with Santa is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at 1502 Wall St., Everett. Go to www.imaginecm.org.… Continue reading

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major on Nov. 26 with the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra.

Young pianist to perform Mozart with Everett Philharmonic

Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will play the piano at the Music for the Imagination concert.

Pianist Kaitlyn Gia Lee, 10, of Mill Creek, will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major on Nov. 26 with the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra.

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JUST FOR YOUTH Fun with leftovers The week after Thanksgiving is always full of leftovers. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to the Mukilteo Library… Continue reading

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EVENTS Gingerbread houses Gingerbread house workshops for families will be held at several Sno-Isle Libraries branches in December. Registration is required. 2 p.m. Dec. 16… Continue reading

Heavy Hollywood headlines: Robert Horton’s movies preview

In the midst of all the sexual-misconduct allegations, the holiday film season offers some relief.

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EVENTS Free Thanksgiving feast in Edmonds Annie’s Community Kitchen serves a free Thanksgiving feast, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th… Continue reading